Published 7th September
Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a distribution warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood.
Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young - but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. Are they standing in the last lighted room before the darkness, bearing witness to something? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?
Author: Rooney, Sally, Binding: Hardback, Imprint: Faber & Faber, Series: N/A, Publisher: FABER & FABER , Published: 07/09/2021, Pagination: 288 pages, Classification: Fiction & related items, Country of Publication: United Kingdom